On March 15, 101 Boonshoft School of Medicine students learned which residency programs they will enter after receiving their medical degrees in May. Wright State students matched in prestigious programs in Ohio and across the country, including at the Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cambridge Health Alliance (Harvard), Duke University and the Mayo Clinic. More than a third will remain in Ohio during residency and 13 percent will remain in the Dayton area.
Gathered with family, friends and other supporters in the Berry Room of the Wright State University Nutter Center, the students took part in the national event that has become a rite of passage for those on the brink of becoming physicians.
More U.S. medical school seniors matched to primary care residency positions in the largest Main Residency Match® in NRMP history, according to new data released March 15 by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). The number of U.S. students choosing primary care rose by almost 400 over last year. These individuals were among the 17,487 graduating seniors who participated in the annual rite of passage known as The Match in ceremonies across the country.More than half (51.5 percent) will enter a primary care field (Family Medicine: 11.7 percent; Internal Medicine: 24.3 percent; Pediatrics: 13.6 percent; Emergency Medicine/Family Medicine: 1 percent; and Psychiatry/Family Medicine: 1 percent). The rest matched in 12 other specialties: Anesthesiology: 8.7 percent: Dermatology: 1 percent; Emergency Medicine: 8.7 percent: Obstetrics and Gynecology: 3.9 percent; Ophthalmology: 1.9 percent; Orthopaedic Surgery: 3.9 percent; Otolaryngology: 1 percent; Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical: 1 percent; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: 1 percent; Psychiatry: 4.9 percent; Radiology-Diagnostic: 1 percent; and Surgery-General: 10.7 percent.